Event Types
 Aug 05, 2017
6:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August is membership theme month in Rotary. Sue will be showing a video from RI and will talk about membership program(s). Also, Jim Dunlop will be giving a "thumbnail profile talk" providing info on his past, present, and future.

Sue Harvey & Jim Dunlop
 Aug 08, 2017
 Aug 10, 2017
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Drug overdoses claimed an unprecedented 922 lives in BC in 2016. Daryl is the Agency Director for the Pathways Addictions Resource Centre. She will bring a PowerPoint presentation that will help us to understand the issues & impact, and Daryl can explain the role of her Centre.

Daryl Meyers
 Aug 15, 2017

August 29th will be our Annual General Meeting. Colleen Lister will present the budget for final approval and Directors will discuss club business and projects.

President Alex and Treasurer Colleen
 Aug 22, 2017

Don't show at the Sandman this AM as there is no morning meeting. However, we will be at the Bodden's home for a fun-filled evening potluck BBQ.

Evening Potluck BBQ
 Aug 29, 2017

Michael will talk about the history of the jazz festival and the 2017 program. There will also be a short video on the Memphis Speed Kings! This year's festival is Sept 8-10.

Michael Campbell
 Sep 05, 2017
 Sep 09, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:01 PM
No Meeting, but a dinner with DG on the 13th!
 Sep 12, 2017

Don is an ecologist and author. His books include Landscapes of the Interior, Interwoven Wild: An Ecologist Loose in the Garden, and Kokanee. He has also written many technical papers. He has worked with the BC Ministry of Forests and the Saskatchewan Dept of Agriculture. Currently he is developing an Okanagan Wetlands Strategy for the Okanagan Basin Water Board.

Don Gayton
 Sep 19, 2017

Our 2017-2018 exchange student is Dori and she's from Hungary. We've given her a month to get acclimated and now she is ready to give a presentation on herself, her family, her home town, and Hungary.

International Exchange Student
 Sep 26, 2017

Janelle & Kevin are beekeepers and honey producers. They will discuss their industry, the importance of bees, and the challenges bees face today.

Janelle & Kevin Dunn
 Oct 03, 2017

Leah is the Executive Director of the Mental Health & Substance Use Services office and programs in Penticton. She will educate us on the services provided by the office, under the umbrella of Interior Health. These services include, but are not limited to, adult assessment & treatment, community residential programs, crisis intervention, addiction counselling, and peer support programs.

Leah Schulting
 Oct 10, 2017

Jasmine is the General Manager & Colin is the News Director at the Penticton office of, an online social media outlet. Jasmine & Colin will review our internet options to market events and expand our networking capacity. 

Jasmine Aantjes & Colin Dacre
 Oct 17, 2017

 Harry is the man who put BC on the international wine map! In 1980 he founded the Sumac Ridge Winery. Since that time his accomplishments have been many, including the founding chair of the BC Wine Institute, founding chair of VQA Canada, founding chair of the Okanagan Wine Festival, recipient of the Order of BC and Diamond Jubilee Medal of Queen Elizabeth II, and was name by the City of Penticton as "One of the 20 most influential people of the Century". Harry's most recent project was the Time Winery in the old Penmar Building in Downtown Penticton.

Harry McWatters
 Oct 24, 2017
 Oct 29, 2017

Lloyd is our Foundation Director and November is Foundation Month. So Lloyd will provide a program of information on the good things the Foundation does for our club and worldwide.

Lloyd Higgs
 Nov 07, 2017

Dorothy is a long-time Penticton resident and former Mayor. She is a full-time artist who's paintings celebrate the uniqueness of our local landforms, while reflecting the beauty and mystery of the Okanagan area. Dorothy was the featured artist at the 2017 Meadowlark Festival, has been a presenter at several workshops, and recently had her own shows at art galleries in Penticton and Kelowna.

Dorothy Tinning
 Nov 14, 2017

A slate of officers for the 2018-2019 executive will be proposed and an election held. President Alex will also hold a club business meeting with reports from various committees.

Jean Jacobson & President Alex Bodden
 Nov 21, 2017